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Anthony Burgess - Age 18
World Amateur Freestyle Champion 2006/7
World Professional Freestyle #3 2006/7 and 2007/8
World Professional Freestyle #2 2008/9



Although still only 18 years of age, Anthony Burgess is already well known and respected in the world of Freestyle jet-skiing.

Whilst he now competes at a professional level, he is still employed as an Apprentice plumber, attending College on a day release basis. His employers are extremely flexible with his various commitments and have fully supported his efforts to date.

His attitude and commitment are exemplary for a person his age. He is committed to both his riding and ensuring any supporters appreciate what he stands for and how he conducts himself. This is a major asset to any potential sponsor.

Highlights to date:

  • 2002 Started Jet-skiing at age 12 on Father’s Stand-up Ski.
  • 2003 Entered first Jet ski Competition (Freestyle National Tour (FNT)) and finished 5th in Amateur class.
  • 2004 Entered JSRA British Championships and became Junior Champion, and finished 3rd in FNT Open Class.
  • 2005 Runner up in JSRA British Championship and became FNT Open Class Champion.
  • 2006 Won JSRA British Amateur Championship.
  • 2006 Won IJSBA World Championship Amateur and gained 3rd place in Pro class.
  • 2007 Won JSRA British Pro Championship. 
  • 2007 EJSBA European Championship Vice Champion.
  • 2007 IJSBA World Pro Championship 3rd Place
  • 2008 Won JSRA British Pro Championship.
  • 2008 IJSBA World Pro Championship 2nd Place

Countries competed in:

UK, USA (Pennsylvania, Arizona, New Jersey, Florida), Belgium. Portugal, Spain, Holland, Taiwan.


In addition Ant regularly carries out Jet Ski Freestyle Displays and Clinics. Examples are:

London Motorshow
Southampton Sportsboat Show (3 years in succession)
Plymouth Sportsboat show
Northern Ireland - Coleraine Riverfest (2 years in succession)
Birdman of Bognor event
Ibiza Jet ski Festival (3 years in succession)
Isle of Wight “White Air” (3 years in succession)
Thorpe Theme Park nr London (2 years in succession)
Frodsham Watersports Open Day


Displays are normally staged through a Promotions company called Extreme Action Events.

Selection of Action shots:

Email Address: antburgess1@hotmail.com